Atlantic Salmon: "What Do I Do Now?"

November 6, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

“A once-prevalent old guides’ tale was that an angler should rest the fish for as long as it took to smoke a cigarette. But these days salmon rivers seem as smoke-free as New York City bars. The legendary angler Lee Wulff always made an immediate cast back to a raised fish, believing that a taker is a taker. Everybody has a theory.” Monte Burke asks a classic question of his fishing guide on New Brunswick’s Miramichi and gets a predictable, if unsatisfying, answer. In The New York Times.